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  • Insider has a good read on the collapse of cookware company Great Jones due to a nightmare girlboss situation.
  • Here's some cool news on a very hot day: a new study found that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines may protect against COVID-19 for years.
  • Listen, if you are vaccinated and you feel comfortable going to movie theaters and you have Corona coursing through your veins, then you must go see F9 in theaters, it is your duty as an American to support this incredibly fun, dumb, absurd franchise, and also, don't you want to see Vin Diesel and Helen Mirren kiss?
  • If you've ever wondered what the deal is with people who make viral prompt tweets, you should read this profile of Eric Alper.
  • A lot of people claimed that it was pretentious that the main character of Christopher Nolan's amusing/confusing blockbuster Tenet was named "Protagonist"—but according to The New Yorker, we're all the protagonist now.
  • Ah yes, who wouldn't want to try out a weight-loss method that doubles as medieval torture: a new device "uses magnets to stop people from opening their mouths wide enough to eat solid food."
  • I have decided to start living my life ala Elliott Gould, I will not be taking any other questions about it at this time.
  • NYC hot dogs are the best hot dogs (not counting dogs who are hot).
  • You might recall 432 Park Ave. from its numerous construction defects—but if you want to experience it for yourself inside the penthouse apartment, you're gonna have to pay $169 million.
  • Will the Great Pellet Ice Wars Of 2021 ever end?
  • Time capsule-worthy tweet of the day: "Woman proves indiscernible point by wearing same Hawaiian shirt for 264 Zoom meetings in a row."
  • Check out various performances from last night's 2021 BET Awards, including Tyler, The Creator performing "Lumberjack," Megan Thee Stallion performing "Thot Shit," and Lil Nas X performing "Montero."
  • And finally, who out there wishes they could end their day like this: